Instead of being stuck in the familiar, predictable patterns of yo-yo dieting, let mindful eating guide you to a peaceful, joyful relationship with food.
The challenge is that the people I can help the most often don't believe it is possible for them. Here are just a few of the reasons they have doubts that hold them back from freedom from food struggles.
While there may be things you wish to change, it’s important to accept yourself as you are and love yourself unconditionally first—no strings attached.
Is your habit to compare, judge, and criticize yourself? The first step to self-acceptance is to notice your self-talk that harms you and keeps you stuck.
When I write about self-acceptance, some people are afraid they won't change. While it may be counterintuitive, self-acceptance is the starting line for change.
If you've been struggling with your eating but not getting the results you want, ask yourself what you were thinking first. That is the first step to change your mindset.
Many people who feel powerless over food say they've "tried everything" to get back in control, but are often left feeling out of control. The truth is, going on a diet doesn't address the habits that are driving the behaviors, and may make them worse!
We hear that "breakfast is that most important meal of the day." One of the questions I'm asked about mindful eating is, "Should I eat breakfast if I'm not hungry?"
"How come I'm full but I still want more food?" Here are 5 common reasons for feeling full but wanting to keep eating and what to do about it.
There are subtle but meaningful differences between being in charge instead of trying to stay in control. Instead of requiring willpower, being in charge uses conscious decision-making.